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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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Influencer Issue
11 months ago

Influencer Issue

This issue will focus on thought leaders, truth-tellers, trendsetters, and other influencers in the African and Diaspora communities. Each article will bring you new vibrant voices to tune into. Start reading here. …
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Legends Issue
2 years ago

Legends Issue

What makes a classic a classic? What defines an icon? This issue is packed with classic recipes, iconic brands in the making and legends-to-be. With each article, we exemplify …
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Freedom Issue
2 years ago

Freedom Issue

The Freedom Issue, our 12th issue, pays homage to freedom of thought and expression. Our aim is to highlight the controversial issues that affect our generation from human …
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Exploring Kenya’s Mara through the Eyes of a Hotelier
1 day ago

Exploring Kenya’s Mara through the Eyes of a Hotelier

Kenya boasts of diverse destinations that remain major attractions for tourists from across the world. From the classic wildlife safaris to the sandy beaches at the coast and metropolis cities …
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Our favorite talk from TEDGlobal 2017: Who belongs in a city?
7 days ago

Our favorite talk from TEDGlobal 2017: Who belongs in a city?

Underneath every shiny new megacity, there’s often a story of communities displaced. In this moving, poetic talk, OluTimehin Adegbeye details how government land grabs are destroying …
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The Poets of Pretoria
1 week ago

The Poets of Pretoria

They say curiosity kills the cat. I, however, have always tended to disagree and found myself one Thursday night, armed with a bottle of wine, dragging two of my friends …
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A Ugandan transgender woman fights for her right to love
1 week ago

A Ugandan transgender woman fights for her right to love

Uganda has been criticised for the discriminations against the LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) community. The Pearl of Africa is a documentary of the life of Cleopatra Kambugu, a Ugandan transgender …
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An App to Build Economies: Numida
2 weeks ago

An App to Build Economies: Numida

Numida is a financial inclusion technology company that aims to provide financing to small African businesses. It provides unsecured, affordable and fair small business loans to entrepreneurs who use its …
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Afracanah Podcast: Brought to you by your new fav girl children
2 weeks ago

Afracanah Podcast: Brought to you by your new fav girl children

Afracanah, as put by the creators, is a podcast brought by Kenya’s favorite “girl children”. Curious to know what the fuss is all about, we decided to sit over a …
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Do It Now Now: Kickstarting African Entrepreneurs
2 weeks ago

Do It Now Now: Kickstarting African Entrepreneurs

Millennials. We often think of them as lazy and entitled overgrown children who simply don’t know what to do with themselves. Surprisingly as it may be, it’s incredible to see …
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Celebrate African Heritage Month with your copy of Folktales are Forever
2 weeks ago

Celebrate African Heritage Month with your copy of Folktales are Forever

Experiencing the reality of a dream is fulfilling beyond words. You look back at the journey from start to finish, and all that matters is that you never gave up. …
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Love Thy Neighbor, With All Her Hair and Skin Tone Too
3 weeks ago

Love Thy Neighbor, With All Her Hair and Skin Tone Too

I had an interesting conversation with a black man yesterday. It was a familiar conversation, with all too familiar themes: intent to do a DNA test to discover, which tribe …
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Meet the Instagram Influencer and Entrepreneur behind BlackHats Paris
3 weeks ago

Meet the Instagram Influencer and Entrepreneur behind BlackHats Paris

After spending two years without being able to walk, Steves Hounkponou was inspired by the fashion shows he watched during that time and promised himself he would one day launch …
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